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The CABC Attends the 11th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM)-Canada Consultation and Hosts Canada-Cambodia Event in Siem Reap, Cambodia

The Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) took part in high-level events surrounding the 54th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM) Meeting and Related Meetings in Siem Reap, Cambodia, from September 14-18th. The CABC started its engagements by attending the 20th ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN-BAC) Meeting with other Joint Business Councils, hosted by H.E. Neak Oknha Kith Meng, [...]

The CABC Attends the 11th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM)-Canada Consultation and Hosts Canada-Cambodia Event in Siem Reap, Cambodia2022-09-21T15:31:14+08:00

The CABC holds event in Singapore, “ASEAN as Canada’s Key to the Indo-Pacific: Implications for Businesses”

On Wednesday morning of May 25th, the CABC kicked-off its transition back to in-person programming with a hybrid event, ASEAN as Canada’s Key to the Indo-Pacific: Implications for Businesses, which was held at the Shangri-La in Singapore and broadcasted live virtually. The CABC was honoured to have received over 320 virtual registrations and convened [...]

The CABC holds event in Singapore, “ASEAN as Canada’s Key to the Indo-Pacific: Implications for Businesses”2022-05-30T08:29:43+08:00

Interview with Sarah Chapman on Manulife’s Role as Sustainability Partner

Why is sustainability important to Manulife?  At Manulife, we are quite literally invested in the health and wellness of our customers. Supporting a greener, low-carbon economy will have a positive impact on our customers' lives and ultimately benefits our business.  According to the World Health Organization, the direct damage costs of climate change to [...]

Interview with Sarah Chapman on Manulife’s Role as Sustainability Partner2022-05-05T10:07:39+08:00

#BreaktheBias for Working Moms

Authored by Nicky Lung, CABC Executive Director Today is International Women’s Day and as a new mother, it holds new meaning now that I’m part of this exclusive and exceptional sorority. As such, I’d like to dedicate my message to honor a particularly resilient and hardworking group of women in business –working moms. 2022 [...]

#BreaktheBias for Working Moms2022-03-08T11:40:41+08:00

Canada: A Key Partner for ASEAN’s Stable and Sustainable Food Security

By 2030, Asia will be home to over 65% of the world’s middle class, and the increasing food demand will require approximately US$1.55 trillion of investment in food production. With much of this demand-driven by the rapidly-growing emerging markets in ASEAN, Canadian agricultural products and innovations will become increasingly important in ensuring a diverse [...]

Canada: A Key Partner for ASEAN’s Stable and Sustainable Food Security2022-03-07T11:38:44+08:00

CABC Member Feature – Ciena

Ciena is a networking system, services, and software company driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. With more than 7,000 employees working in over 35 countries, Ciena delivers the next-generation solutions communications service providers require to build and evolve their networks. Canada is home to one-third of Ciena’s workforce and a vital part [...]

CABC Member Feature – Ciena2022-02-24T19:22:11+08:00

Most common challenges faced during FTA negotiations

In our previous blog, we talked about how long it took for Canada to negotiate and arrive at free trade agreements. This gave you a better understanding of how the Canada-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement can potentially progress. While there are different challenges to negotiating a Canada- ASEAN Free Trade Agreement, from a process point [...]

Most common challenges faced during FTA negotiations2022-02-01T13:21:15+08:00

A Closer Look At The Canadian Government’s Free Trade Agreement Process

As a continuation of our 3-part blog series about the free trade negotiation process, CABC Advocacy Chair Geoff Donald offers his insights about other free trade agreements that Canada has negotiated. This provides readers with a better understanding of the timeline of the trade negotiation process.  Canada has signed four other multilateral free trade agreements [...]

A Closer Look At The Canadian Government’s Free Trade Agreement Process2022-02-01T13:13:59+08:00

HIRING: Events & Marketing Specialist at the Canada-ASEAN Business Council

Job Summary The CABC is looking for an Events & Marketing Specialist to support its operations. The contract position is on a full-time basis and will last for one (1) year, with the possibility of extension.  As an Events & Marketing Specialist, you will be working closely with the CABC on the following areas [...]

HIRING: Events & Marketing Specialist at the Canada-ASEAN Business Council2022-01-24T17:03:44+08:00

Understanding How Free Trade Agreements are Negotiated

With Canada and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) to begin negotiations towards a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), it is important that companies and individuals understand the negotiating process and how they might be able to provide input and feedback to the negotiating team. In this 3-part blog series, CABC Advocacy Chair Geoff [...]

Understanding How Free Trade Agreements are Negotiated2022-01-04T14:20:17+08:00